Meet Your West Campus Organizational Development/Human Resources Team

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From Left to Right: Amanda Hughes, Becky Gallup and Kristabel Carvajal

As part of the human resources reorganization, a team of organizational development/human resources professionals has been deployed to the West Campus. Located in Building 8-101, the office is staffed by Becky Gallup, campus director of organizational development and human resources (OD/HR); Amanda Hughes, coordinator of employment and onboarding; and Kristabel Carvajal, human resources specialist.

Becky Gallup
Campus Director of Organizational Development and Human Resources

As campus director, Becky’s role is to serve as an internal consultant to campus leadership and lead the on-campus implementation of strategy, services, policies and programs. She assists and advises supervisors, campus leadership and employees about human resources issues, including guidance on policy and processes. Another key function is partnering with district OD/HR staff to carry out responsibilities in the areas of departmental and supervisory development, Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) and records, employee relations, training and development, benefits and wellness, compensation, organizational communication, development and planning and employment.becky-gallup-270w

Becky began her Valencia career in the College and Community Relations Department in 2004.  She served as assistant director, college relations for six years, joined the human resources division in 2011 as director of conferencing and college events, and assumed her current role in April 2014.

“I feel very fortunate to work at Valencia where I’m able to partner with employees whose work ultimately changes students’ lives, and I find it rewarding to be able to connect West Campus employees with OD/HR services and programs.”

Becky is a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR), has a Master’s in Business Administration from Rollins College and recently wrapped up her first year pursuing a masters in human resources from Rollins College.

Amanda Hughes
Coordinator of Employment and Onboarding

Amanda is responsible for consulting with hiring managers and coordinating staffing activities for the College, including advertising, amanda-hughes-270wrecruitment, selection, hiring and related training as coordinator of employment and onboarding. She also collaborates with campuses, divisions and other partners to develop and execute specific onboarding programs while serving as the primary point of contact for job applicants. Prior to her current role with Valencia, Amanda worked as a technical and sales recruiter at local firms.

“I believe that great customer service is an essential part of human resources and hope to bring my experience and knowledge of the interviewing, hiring and onboarding process to the West Campus faculty and staff.”

Amanda obtained her Associate in Arts degree from Valencia College and a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from UCF.

Kristabel Carvajal
Human Resources Specialist

Kristabel’s duties as a human resources specialist include processing electronic personnel action forms, assisting campus support staff in completing and understanding OD/HR processes and forms and communicating basic policies and procedures, among others.

kristabel-casiano-270w“I’ve found that people are more receptive and feel even more understood when they can put a face with a name. Being accessible on campus makes that possible, as it removes a barrier.”

Kristabel earned an Associate in Arts degree in business administration from Valencia and is currently working toward a Bachelor of Arts degree at UCF in business administration.

The West Campus OD/HR team is your starting point for human resources.

Contact your campus HR team by emailing or calling Becky Gallup at bgallup@valenciacollege.edu or extension 5124; Amanda Hughes at ahughes37@valenciacollege.edu or extension 1312; or Kristabel Carvajal at kcasiano3@valenciacollege.edu or extension 1510.

4 Comments

  • Jamy Chulak said:

    Welcome! We are very fortunate to have each of you here on West Campus in helping to deliver on our strategic goals.

    PMMon, 19 May 2014 15:37:00 +0000Mon, 19 May 2014 15:37:00 +0000pm14,3:37 pm

  • Carol J Millenson said:

    Great team! Great concept! Welcome!

    PMMon, 19 May 2014 16:05:55 +0000Mon, 19 May 2014 16:05:55 +0000pm14,4:05 pm

  • Donna Deitrick said:

    Welcome to West the best! Look forward to working with the team!!!

    AMTue, 20 May 2014 08:48:02 +0000Tue, 20 May 2014 08:48:02 +0000am14,8:48 am

  • Amy Bosley said:

    What a great team! Thank you all for representing all of our OD and HR colleagues on the West Campus!

    PMThu, 22 May 2014 22:54:04 +0000Thu, 22 May 2014 22:54:04 +0000pm14,10:54 pm

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